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Should entire male pigs be housed in mixed fattening stalls?
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Should entire male pigs be housed in mixed fattening stalls?

Live surgical castration of piglets is routinely carried out on European farms. It is a means of preventing undesirable boar taint in pork meat. However, the practice is now being...


José WAVREILLE
WAVREILLE, J.
A new stress factor in honey bees
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A new stress factor in honey bees

Within the framework of the Maya Plan, a study was conducted by CRA-W and CARI (Centre Apicole de Recherche et d’Information) at Walloon apiaries to investigate two potential factors...


Louis HAUTIER
HAUTIER, L.
Forest soil Phytophthora, a world to be explored
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Forest soil Phytophthora, a world to be explored

For a long time considered to be fungi because of morphological similarities, Phytophthora nevertheless have a very different biology with an as yet relatively unknown diversity, particularly...


Sophie SCHMITZ
SCHMITZ, S.
Red clover, a health benefit in milk!
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Red clover, a health benefit in milk!

Increasing the milk equol content by feeding silage rich in red clover significantly improves milk quality.


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Sustainably regreening our river banks and marginalised lands
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Sustainably regreening our river banks and marginalised lands

Renaturation of cross-border ripisylvae with woody ecotypes is now possible following the –availability of valuable multiclonal alder and willow collections.


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Infrared spectrometry in animal feed testing
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Infrared spectrometry in animal feed testing

The diversity of plant protein supply sources available to our farms necessitates faster, cheaper tools to prevent contamination and detect fraud.


Philippe VERMEULEN
VERMEULEN, P.
19th EAPR (European Association for Potato Research) Triennial Conference
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19th EAPR (European Association for Potato Research) Triennial Conference

On the initiative of CRA-W, the 19thTriennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Potato was held in Brussels from 6 to 11 July 2014, and was a successful international...


Jean-Pierre GOFFART
GOFFART, J.P.
Traceability and Authentication of the tomorrow’s products
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Traceability and Authentication of the tomorrow’s products

In the framework of the ASSET 2014 conference on food integrity and traceability, CRA-W gave talks and presented posters about its expertise in vibrational spectroscopy for monitoring...


Vincent BAETEN
BAETEN, V.
Organising farm work, an investment that pays
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Organising farm work, an investment that pays

A recent survey in the framework of the Duralait Plus project found that work organisation is a key concern for farmers who, like all self-employed people, aspire to similar working...


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